Jasiri: Bold, Confident, Brave, Period.

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and how you can make a difference.

 
 

Soap

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Biosand Filter

Find out about the BioSand Filter
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“Foothold: a secure position for further progress or development.”

What we do...

BioSand

Foothold International’s Biosand filters provide up to 99% pure water, reduce deforestation and last up to 10 years with proper care.

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Soap

Empowers community groups to handcraft soap for their local schools and community through our partnership with Pacha Soap Co.

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Market

Provides artisans access to consumers who value high-quality, handmade items such as aprons, bags, soap, skincare, jewelry…

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Pads

Jasiri is a self-sustaining menstrual pad company improving the quality of life for women.

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Our Mission

Foothold is a faith-based nonprofit serving in Kenya, East Africa utilizing sustainable, local resources and people to make lasting change in the lives of local communities. Our focus is clean water, sanitation, and hygiene innovations that empower people to prevent disease while providing a way out of poverty.

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How we do things

Foothold works with dreamers and servant leaders within their local communities of Kenya, giving them the tools to pull themselves out of poverty and empower them to bring their neighbors and friends along with them.

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Ladies of NamelokSoap
November 6, 2020

Melicent’s Turn

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”  --Maya Angelou Melicent carries herself with a presence that…
Covid-19 ResponseUncategorized
October 23, 2020

Covid Update: October 2020

This October 2020, we are excited and worried.  Before we get into why we're excited, let us address our worries: Kenya has entered a drought season.  This is not unusual. …
TCAUncategorized
October 20, 2020

Veronica’s Story: Determination in Spite of Desperate Conditions

Veronica is a single mother of 10 children and 6 grandchildren. Twelve of those children are direct beneficiaries of Taveta Children's Assistance (TCA) which provides food, psychosocial support, mentoring, and…